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929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Wisconsin's premier entertainment showcase, is home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Ballet and First Stage Milwaukee. It is also a presenter of hit Broadway touring shows.
 
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Feb. 21, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2019
It's Not You It's Me: The Second City

The Second City has been laughing at love and its infinite scroll of side effects for decades. In the world-famous comedy company’s latest laughter-inducing undertaking, IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME, THE SECOND CITY takes shots at heartbreak, missed connections and the mire of human relationships. Your friends, your parents, even your blind date will find something achingly familiar to laugh at, thanks to comedy’s newest generation of writers and performers...who all fit squarely into the “it’s complicated” category! About The Second City: Since opening its doors 1959, The Second City has grown to become the world’s premier comedy club, theater and school of improvisation, entertaining 1 million theatergoers a year around the globe. Alumni of The Second City’s resident stages, touring companies, and theatrical divisions across Chicago and Toronto include some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more. This performance contains adult or mature content.

Feb. 22, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony - Rachmaninoff’s Paganini Rhapsody

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor Simon Trp?eski, piano PROKOFIEV: Suite from Love of Three Oranges RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 7 Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff once declared, "I try to make my music speak simply and directly that which is in my heart." Hear the ravishing Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini when the dazzling Simon Trp?eski returns.

Feb. 23, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony - Rachmaninoff’s Paganini Rhapsody

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor Simon Trp?eski, piano PROKOFIEV: Suite from Love of Three Oranges RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 7 Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff once declared, "I try to make my music speak simply and directly that which is in my heart." Hear the ravishing Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini when the dazzling Simon Trp?eski returns.

Feb. 24, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony - Rachmaninoff’s Paganini Rhapsody

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor Simon Trp?eski, piano PROKOFIEV: Suite from Love of Three Oranges RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 7 Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff once declared, "I try to make my music speak simply and directly that which is in my heart." Hear the ravishing Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini when the dazzling Simon Trp?eski returns.

Feb. 25, 2019
86'd: Battle of the Bartenders

You've been "86'd." Cut. Eliminated. Sent home.

They're words no one (ever) wants to hear. They're also key words which will come into play during Central Standard Craft Distillery's inaugural 86'd: Battle of the Bartenders competition taking place at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25 at the Marcus Center's Vogel Theater, 929 N. Water St.

"Anyone can make a great cocktail with a full bar and a week to plan," notes Central Standard co-founder Evan Hughes. "Let's see how folks do with a ticking clock, four mandatory, mystery ingredients and a panel of Milwaukee's best drinkers judging them."



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